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Hummus Recipe

Looking for an easy Hummus recipe? Learn how to make Hummus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by marit

Makes 20 servings



from http://www.sooogood.org/recipes/hummus_contest.html

Recipe Ingredients for Hummus

32 ounces chickpeas
10 garlic cloves, one head roasted, removed from skin
2 tablespoons of tahini
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil, extra virigin
1/2 cup parsley, fresh and roughly chopped
5 chili peppers, red and dried (most of the seeds removed)
1 1/2 tbsp cumin
1 salt to taste
2 tsp sesame seeds, for garnish

Recipe Directions for Hummus

  1. To roast the garlic, take one whole head and slice the top 1/4th of it off, just to expose a bit of the meat.

  2. Place it in a pouch of tin foil & drizzle it with olive oil.

  3. Close up the pouch and roast it in a 375ºF oven for about 45 minutes.

  4. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, chilis, tahini and cumin.

  5. Stream in olive oil until you get the consistency that you like. A

  6. t this point, be sure to stop and taste the hummus to see if it needs more spices.

  7. Add salt and purée one last time.

  8. Empty the contents into a large bowl & stir in the chopped parsley with a spoon.

  9. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of sesame seeds, and a little bit of parsley.

Categories

Appetizers, Advance

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 58.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
213
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
23mg
1%
Potassium
434mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
29.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8.2g
33%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
9.3g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 7% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
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  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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